Consumer product recall

“Elegant Expressions”™ Electric Fragrance Warmer

Starting date:
October 12, 2012
Posting date:
October 12, 2012
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items, Miscellaneous
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public (GP)
Identification number:
RA-14985

Affected products

"Elegant Expressions"™ Electric Fragrance Warmer

Product description

This recall involves various electric fragrance warmers under the brand name "Elegant Expressions"™.

This recall includes the following products:
Hosley Stock Number UPC Product Description
BS50868WC 04033850868 Square Electric Warmer Cream
BS50869WC 04033850869 Square Electric Warmer Brown
BS50870WC 04033850870 Square Electric Warmer Black
BS50871WC 04033850871 Round Electric Warmer Cream
BS50872WC 04033850872 Round Electric Warmer Brown
BS50873WC 04033850873 Round Electric Warmer Black
BS50874WC 040338508748 Scroll Electric Warmer Cream
BS50875WC 04033850875 Scroll Electric Warmer Red

Hazard identified

If the electric warmer is used to heat other products, such as essential oils or liquids (including liquid potpourri), they could ignite, posing a risk of a fire hazard. This product should only be used for heating fragranced wax.

Hosley International Inc. has received one report of a consumer using liquid potpourri in these warmers. No injuries have been reported.

Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these electric fragrance warmers.

Number sold

Approximately 1,125 of the recalled electric fragrance warmers were sold at Wal-Mart stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled electric fragrance warmers were sold from March 2012 to September 2012.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer

Hosley International Inc.

Lynwood

Illinois

UNITED STATES

Distributor

Walmart Canada Inc.

Mississauga

Ontario

CANADA

Tel: 1-800-328-0402 (Option 3)

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the electric fragrance warmers and return them to any Wal-Mart Canada store for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Hosley International Inc. at recall@hosley.com.